Westmeath's Kate O'Connell compared it to a South American facility.
The Taoiseach says the overflowing Crumlin paediatric emergency department proves the need for a new National Children's Hospital.
Fine Gael TD and Kilbeggan's Kate O'Connell says she was embarrassed to see A&E overcrowding when she brought her sick child there over the weekend, comparing it to a South American facility.
She waited eight hours before giving up and bringing her child home without seeing a doctor.
Leo Varadkar says a new Children's Hospital would address the issues Crumlin is facing: